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background

noun: a person's social heritage: previous experience or training; "he is a lawyer with a sports background"

noun: the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground; "he posed her against a background of rolling hills"

noun: information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem; "the embassy filled him in on the background of the incident"

noun: extraneous signals that can be confused with the phenomenon to be observed or measured; "they got a bad connection and could hardly hear one another over the background signals"

noun: relatively unimportant or inconspicuous accompanying situation; "when the rain came he could hear the sound of thunder in the background"

noun: the state of the environment in which a situation exists; "you can't do that in a university setting"

noun: (computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear

noun: scenery hung at back of stage

verb: understate the importance or quality of; "he played down his royal ancestry"


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background

Length: 10 letters

Scrabble value: 20

Words with Friends value: 25

Literati value: 13

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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